We are so lucky to have a team of amazing, qualified carers here, who love children and love their job. Every day at Little Explorers is a fun adventure, and the team here work so hard to maintain the great atmosphere that exists at our nursery. Our carers are trained in food hygiene and safeguarding children.
Our team is 100% qualified in paediatric first aid!
Hello, I'm Clare, the owner of Little Explorers Nursery and Preschool. I set the nursery up with the help of my husband Rick in April 2014. We have three children who keep us very busy in our spare time, and two lovely dogs who have completed our family. I am dedicated to making Little Explorers of the highest standard, offering a caring and stimulating environment for the children. I have a fantastic team at the nursery who I work alongside daily. Welcome to Little Explorers.....
Hello, my name is Hannah and I manage Little Explorers Monday-Wednesdays. I have been working in Early Years for almost 14 years now, 6 of which are in managerial positions, and have recently began studying for a Degree in Early Childhood.
Deputy Manager - Lead Practitioner
Hello, my name is Amber and I am the Deputy manager/ Team Leader at Little Explorers. I am currently working with the preschool group but have worked with all ages throughout my career. I am level 3 qualified but hope to extend my learning further in the near future. I have 5 years experience working in childcare and have enjoyed every moment.
Nursery Nurse, Toddlers Practitioner
I'm passionate about childcare because I believe that the early years are when some of the most valuable lessons are learnt, and I love the opportunity to help children set up for a bright future in terms of their learning and behaviour. I have a level 3 childcare qualification. My life outside of work revolves around my 2 dogs.
Hello, my name is Kat and I have two young children. I am extremely passionate about the Early Years, particularly supporting children with additional needs. I am committed to learning and gaining all the relevant qualifications to develop my role as SENCO Co-ordinator. I am currently working towards my Level 2 and love being part of the Little Explorers Team.
Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Hello my name is Shannon and I joined the team in September 2017 as an apprentice Nursery Practitioner, currently working at level 2. I have previously been a sports leader assisting young children from primary and secondary school age. I have also assisted young children though dance, as I enjoy helping children through these activities. In my spare time I enjoy dancing and singing.
I’m Rebecca, I’m a Mummy of 4. I’ve been with Little Explorers since the day it opened, and it's been amazing to see the nursery go from strength to strength.
I work in the kitchen 3 days a week. I love preparing nutritious meals for the children and watching them try new foods. I feel lucky to be working within such a great team.
My name is Steph I am the chef on a Friday here at Little Explorers. I am a mum of 3 wonderful children and I have been in the care industry for 10 years, which I have loved every minute of. I have always enjoyed cooking and experimenting with healthy foods that my children look forward to eating. I hold level 3 in Food Hygiene and always have high expectations in my work. I work closely with Rebecca and Managment to meet the children’s needs and we are always developing our next set of menus!
Supply Qualified Nursery Practitioner
My name is Sandra, and I am the SENCO at Little Explorers (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator). I have two (grown up) children. When the youngest started school, I started on my career in childcare, initially as a volunteer for the Social Services Sitting Service and then at a specialist nursery for children with additional needs. I obtained my Cache Level 3 in Pre-school Practice in 2006 and regularly attend training to keep up to date with current practice. I enjoy working with under 5’s particularly supporting those with additional needs to achieve their full potential.
Supply Nursery Assistant
Hello, my name is Megan and I am a supply member of staff for Little Explorers. I began working back in the summer of 2017 and I am loving every moment. I have experience with helping out in a local school and I regularly babysit for family and friends. I am extremely passionate about working with children and have enjoyed seeing them learn and grow through my time working here.
Supply Qualified Nursery Practitioner
Seeing our Little Explorer's through their journeys with us from start to finish makes my job so worth while. That we have played a part in educating precious young minds, and watched them flourish during their time with us means the world to me. I have three children – 2 girls and a boy – and have experience and knowledge with additional needs. I am very passionate about my work, and I am qualified in Level 3 childcare. I enjoy spending time with my family, having fun days out and seeing my friends.